In today’s episode, we’re speaking with one of the key advocates of the Paleo diet: Dr. Loren Cordain. If Dr. Loren’s name sounds familiar, it’s because he’s the author of bestseller The Paleo Diet and widely credited as a founding father of the modern Paleo lifestyle.
We discuss how Paleolithic eating came about, and just what it means. As a label often attached to modern diets, deciding exactly what is Paleo and what isn’t can be tricky. So where should you start?
We talk about those four major food groups to avoid: refined sugars, refined grains, oils and dairy products. We also discuss how grass produced meat, seafood, poultry and in-season vegetables and fruit have great health benefits. Beating disease by eating yourself well is possible, and researchers such as Dr. Loren are paving the way with their insightful studies.
We also look at Dr. Loren’s work in the field of skincare and nutrition, discussing how the right foods can make you feel great both outside and inside. And finally, we tackle the topic of mixing up your diet and combining different food elements – is it dangerous to bring modern foods into a Paleo plan, and how should meal planning be approached if you’re trying out Paleo? If you’d like to add to the discussion, get in touch with us and send us your comments.
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